We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.
Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.
Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.We will update this message as anything changes.
Evacuated From London To Westbury. - a Memory of Westbury Leigh.
I too was evacuated to Westbury when I was about 7 years old, some time around 1940 to 1941. I lived on Warminster Road. We stayed with a family originally from Sydney, Australia. I remember when the street lights came back on, I was with my mother and we followed a man on his bike, lighting up the street gas lights. At that time it was as good as going to today's Disney World. I was so thrilled. The simple things back then were so nice, unlike today where the kids have all the high tech items.
I also remember all the Americans stationed there, as well as a lot of Italian POW's. We all seemed to get along well. I was back there about 10 years ago, and things had not changed a whole lot. It's nice to look back on all the memories. Trips to Warminster and Bath caused big excitement. I also remember a cafe in town in Westbury called "The Witches Calderon Tea Room" which back then was a special deal to go there and have a cup of tea and a bun or scone. Today I live in Austin, Texas, USA.
A memory shared by on Oct 31st, 2010.
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